21 Aug '11, 3am

70 arrested for demanding that Obama reject Keystone XL mega-pipeline from Canadian tar sands #nokxl

Bill McKibben gets arrested in front of the White House. Photo: Shadia Fayne Wood/Tar Sands Action Cross-posted from It's Getting Hot in Here . Seventy people from across the U.S. and Canada were arrested in front of the White House Saturday morning on the first day of a two-week sit-in aimed at pressuring President Obama to deny the permit for a massive new oil pipeline. More than 2,000 additional people are expected to join the daily civil disobedience over the coming days. At stake is what has quickly become the largest environmental test for Obama before the 2012 election: The president must choose whether or not to grant a Canadian company a permit to build a 1,700-mile pipeline from the Alberta tar sands to refineries on the Gulf of Mexico. Environmentalists warn that the pipeline could cause a BP disaster right in America’s heartland, over the largest source of fres...

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grist.org 21 Aug '11, 3pm

Bill McKibben gets arrested in front of the White House. Photo: Shadia Fayne Wood/Tar Sands Action Cross-posted from It's ...

70 People Arrested in Opening Day of Tar Sands Action: Cross-posted from www.tarsandsaction.org/ 70 people from

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itsgettinghotinhere.org 21 Aug '11, 12am

Our Editor, Christine Irvine at Tar Sands Action. Source: Shadia Wood 70 people from across the US and Canada were arreste...

70 climate activists were arrested yesterday in front of the White House in a tar sands protest. More arrests to come.

70 climate activists were arrested yesterday in...

grist.org 21 Aug '11, 3pm

Seventy people from across the U.S. and Canada were arrested in front of the White House Saturday morning on the first day...

Over seventy people arrested today in front of the White House for defending land and life:

Over seventy people arrested today in front of ...

planetsave.com 20 Aug '11, 9pm

The event is powered by a simmering movement that includes scientists, celebrities, and environmental activists. Jason Box...

It Begins. @BillMcKibben & dozens of others arrested at @WhiteHouse on Day 1 of #TarSandsAction #noKXL @TarSandsAction

It Begins. @BillMcKibben & dozens of others arr...

treehugger.com 20 Aug '11, 6pm

Photo via: TarSandsAction Flickr CC . In Day 1 of what is expected to be a two-week protest against the development of the...

Hard to understand destructive nature of tar sa...

planetgreen.discovery.com 20 Aug '11, 5pm

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Must watch video from @GaslandMovie's Josh Fox ...

treehugger.com 21 Aug '11, 5pm

Gasland's Josh Fox on Tar Sands & Keystone XL Pipeline (VIDEO) Tar Sands Action/ Josh Fox from JFOX on Vimeo . Please watc...

Tar sands utterly suck. No big surprise but how ****ing short sighted can we get?

Tar sands utterly suck. No big surprise but how...

treehugger.com 20 Aug '11, 5pm

Environmental Defence just released a new report on the Alberta Oil Sands, calling it the most destructive project on Eart...

Hard to understand destructive nature of tar sands oil w/o photos. See here: #noKXL #tarsandsaction

Hard to understand destructive nature of tar sa...

treehugger.com 20 Aug '11, 5pm

We have written many posts about the evil that is the Alberta oil sands, how it is stupid to the last drop, and how it is ...

Gasland's Josh Fox on Tar Sands & Keystone XL P...

treehugger.com 21 Aug '11, 5pm

Gasland's Josh Fox on Tar Sands & Keystone XL Pipeline (VIDEO) Tar Sands Action/ Josh Fox from JFOX on Vimeo . Please watc...

Tar-sands protesters in jail longer than expect...

grist.org 22 Aug '11, 12am

The 15-day campaign at the White House to stop the Keystone XL pipeline has begun, and thanks to the U.S. Park Police, it’...

Can Protests Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline?

Can Protests Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline?

triplepundit.com 23 Aug '11, 1am

My argument has always been that if politics can encourage a graceful transition from an oil-based economy to one based on...

Need a clear explanation about the Tar Sands Pipeline and why you should care? Read this from @NRDC's @OnEarthMag:

Need a clear explanation about the Tar Sands Pi...

onearth.org 24 Aug '11, 12am

The Alberta tar sands conservatively contain 175 billion barrels of recoverable oil. That’s enough to satisfy U.S. demand ...

If the police thought jail would deter participants, they were absolutely wrong. Joy and resolve: #noKXL

If the police thought jail would deter particip...

itsgettinghotinhere.org 21 Aug '11, 6pm

This morning, while 50 of their friends faced another day in jail, 45 more Americans were arrested as part of an ongoing s...